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Floods displace millions in South Asia

People cross a flooded road in Jamalpur, Bangladesh, July 22. Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 300 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc.  REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

People cross a flooded road in Jamalpur, Bangladesh, July 22. Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 300 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons...more

People cross a flooded road in Jamalpur, Bangladesh, July 22. Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 300 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain
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Saju Begum, a flood-affected woman poses for a picture inside her house in Jamalpur, Bangladesh, July 21. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Saju Begum, a flood-affected woman poses for a picture inside her house in Jamalpur, Bangladesh, July 21. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Saju Begum, a flood-affected woman poses for a picture inside her house in Jamalpur, Bangladesh, July 21. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain
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An aerial view of a flooded area is seen from a plane during a flight from Kathmandu to Biratnagar, Nepal, July 13. REUTERS/Saroj Baizu

An aerial view of a flooded area is seen from a plane during a flight from Kathmandu to Biratnagar, Nepal, July 13. REUTERS/Saroj Baizu

An aerial view of a flooded area is seen from a plane during a flight from Kathmandu to Biratnagar, Nepal, July 13. REUTERS/Saroj Baizu
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Flood-affected people wade through flooded water in Jamalpur, Bangladesh, July 21.   REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Flood-affected people wade through flooded water in Jamalpur, Bangladesh, July 21. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Flood-affected people wade through flooded water in Jamalpur, Bangladesh, July 21. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain
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A woman displaced by flooding sleeps inside a classroom at Shree Sarsawati Higher Secondary School in Bhalohiya village in Rautahat, Nepal, July 17. REUTERS/Riwaj Rai

A woman displaced by flooding sleeps inside a classroom at Shree Sarsawati Higher Secondary School in Bhalohiya village in Rautahat, Nepal, July 17. REUTERS/Riwaj Rai

A woman displaced by flooding sleeps inside a classroom at Shree Sarsawati Higher Secondary School in Bhalohiya village in Rautahat, Nepal, July 17. REUTERS/Riwaj Rai
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Flood-affected people gather to receive relief supplies distributed by volunteers in Jamalpur, Bangladesh, July 21.  
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Flood-affected people gather to receive relief supplies distributed by volunteers in Jamalpur, Bangladesh, July 21. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Flood-affected people gather to receive relief supplies distributed by volunteers in Jamalpur, Bangladesh, July 21. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain
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Shilpi, a flood-affected woman poses for a picture inside her flooded house in Jamalpur, Bangladesh, July 21.  
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Shilpi, a flood-affected woman poses for a picture inside her flooded house in Jamalpur, Bangladesh, July 21. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Shilpi, a flood-affected woman poses for a picture inside her flooded house in Jamalpur, Bangladesh, July 21. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain
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Villagers are transported on a boat towards a safer place at a flooded village in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 15. 


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Villagers are transported on a boat towards a safer place at a flooded village in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 15. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Villagers are transported on a boat towards a safer place at a flooded village in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 15. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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A member of Nepalese army carrying a child walks along the flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12.  

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A member of Nepalese army carrying a child walks along the flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A member of Nepalese army carrying a child walks along the flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A man walks past gas cylinders in a flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A man walks past gas cylinders in a flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A man walks past gas cylinders in a flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Girls row a makeshift raft past submerged houses at a flood-affected village in Karbi Anglong district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 11.   REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Girls row a makeshift raft past submerged houses at a flood-affected village in Karbi Anglong district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 11. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Girls row a makeshift raft past submerged houses at a flood-affected village in Karbi Anglong district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 11. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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A member of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) carries a flood-affected woman to a safer place after heavy rains at Baldakhal village, on the outskirts of Agartala, India, July 14.  
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A member of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) carries a flood-affected woman to a safer place after heavy rains at Baldakhal village, on the outskirts of Agartala, India, July 14. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A member of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) carries a flood-affected woman to a safer place after heavy rains at Baldakhal village, on the outskirts of Agartala, India, July 14. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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Houses are seen flooded in Kurigram, Bangladesh, July 15. REUTERS/Stringer

Houses are seen flooded in Kurigram, Bangladesh, July 15. REUTERS/Stringer

Houses are seen flooded in Kurigram, Bangladesh, July 15. REUTERS/Stringer
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Residents walk towards the dry ground from a flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12.  REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Residents walk towards the dry ground from a flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Residents walk towards the dry ground from a flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A man carrying a child walks towards the dry ground from a flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A man carrying a child walks towards the dry ground from a flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A man carrying a child walks towards the dry ground from a flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A member of Nepalese army helps a man to reach dry ground from a flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12.  
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A member of Nepalese army helps a man to reach dry ground from a flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A member of Nepalese army helps a man to reach dry ground from a flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Villagers use a makeshift raft to cross a flooded area on the outskirts of Agartala, India, July 15. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Villagers use a makeshift raft to cross a flooded area on the outskirts of Agartala, India, July 15. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Villagers use a makeshift raft to cross a flooded area on the outskirts of Agartala, India, July 15. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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Residents are carried out on a boat in a flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Residents are carried out on a boat in a flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Residents are carried out on a boat in a flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A man uses a makeshift raft to move his paddy to a safer place in a flooded area in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 16. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A man uses a makeshift raft to move his paddy to a safer place in a flooded area in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 16. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A man uses a makeshift raft to move his paddy to a safer place in a flooded area in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India, July 16. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Members of Nepalese army walk along the flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Members of Nepalese army walk along the flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Members of Nepalese army walk along the flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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